Local electrician who can quickly and easily renew your outdated fuse board and replace fabric covered cables with modern uPVC coated cables. 

No job too small, fixing a switched plug socket on the wall or changing the wires on terminals stopping the light switch from working. Or too big, replacing an old fuse board with an updated consumer unit housing the main switch, fuses and circuit breakers for the home or rewiring the entire home when the electrics and cables are more than thirty years old.

Domestic electrician services include;

Full or partial rewire

  • replace old cabling with new
  • replace existing connection if needed
  • performing electrical safety tests on all the wiring
  • confirming sockets, power outputs, circuit and fuse board function as they should

Upgrades and home improvement

  • lighting, whether adding more in a room or fixing faulty wire connections, replacing light switches or blown sockets
  • fuse box, install, upgrade or make old ones safe
  • circuit break replacement or fixing a blown fuse or charred wire from the circuit
  • child proof sockets, replacing standard wall outlets with spring loaded cover plates to protect electrical contacts

So, if you need an electrician to service or repair something in your home HaMuch has thousands of friendly, NICEIC registered professionals ready to help get electricity flowing into the new garage conversion, install shock prevention devices, upgrade the lighting or replace the circuit breaker.

Do I need to 'hire a local electrical wiring contractor'?

When the electrics go wrong in your household and need a complete or partial rewiring, it’s really important that you contact an expert rather than attempting repairs yourself. A live wire electrical contractor can safely repair electrical household appliances, rewire lighting, fix fused sockets, troubleshoot why extension cords are heating up, plus much more.

Leaving damaged electrics plugged in can cause damage or even fire, so if you are concerned about the quality of any electrical wiring or equipment, it’s time to call a specialist electrician.

A household wiring electrician can provide your home with an updated electrical wiring system with minimal disruptions, while also repairing any other electrical faults that may arise.

What do household electrical wiring specialists near you do?

A household electrician who specialises in wiring will:

  • Rewire existing wires: A household wiring electrician can handle the electrical installation of house wiring with minimal disruption. This includes replacing RCD units, installing fuse boards, re-wiring of lighting circuits, replacing wiring ring-mains and fitting electrical switches, sockets, and lighting dimmers.
  • Install wiring into new buildings: A household wiring electrician can also install new electrical wiring into new homes and properties. This can be wiring for lights, sockets, smoke detectors, cooker circuits, RCDs, fuse boxes, consumer units, spotlights, electric timers, extractor fans and more.
  • Troubleshoot any issues: Electrical wiring repair is a common job for a household rewiring electrician. In order to fix a problem, they will troubleshoot faults to determine the cause and possible solutions, checking wires, cable connectors and other common sources of issues.

How to find a household electrical wiring contractor near you

To find electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors near you, follow our simple three-step process:

  1. Post your job: Find your location, either by typing in your postcode or town, or selecting from our extensive list of regions, counties and cities in the UK. We ask you to select your maximum budget, so that you never pay more than what you can afford. Post the details of your job and we’ll match you with tradesmen in your area who are qualified and experienced to do the work. 
  2. Get quotes: We’ll send your job listing to specialist electricians in your area. We’ll notify you via text when three tradesmen have expressed interest in your job.
  3. Select your tradesman: Review the profiles and experience of the tradesmen interested in working with you. You can use HaMuch to read customer reviews from people just like you, compare rates and see how close they are to you. You can even communicate with tradesmen to discuss the work before making your decision — you’re in complete control!

Our search tools are designed to help you find a tradesman that best suits your needs, budget and location.

HaMuch can help you find the right tradesman quickly and easily. Enter your postcode to get started.

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What is a Cable Connector?

Cable connectors neatly house and join different cable or flexible copper wire together. Cable connectors can also connect a cable or wire to an electrical terminal. They make connecting easier and keep the wiring neat and tidy.

How to choose a Cable Connector?

Choose a Cable Connector that can half the wiring time to save money with the tradespersons labour charge. Some cable connectors are reusable. A transparent housing unit is helpful when working with small cables or wires.

Which Cable Connector is the best?

WAGO 2-WAY LEVER CONNECTOR 222 SERIES
WAGO

WAGO 2-WAY LEVER CONNECTOR 222 SERIES

  • Quick, Simple & Easy to Use
  • Reliable & Secure Connection
  • Up to 50% Reduced Wiring Time
  • Vibration Proof
  • Reusable
WAGO 3-WAY LEVER CONNECTOR 221 SERIES 32A
WAGO

WAGO 3-WAY LEVER CONNECTOR 221 SERIES 32A

  • Transparent Housing
  • Re-Usable
  • 3-Way Lever
WAGO BOX LIGHT JUNCTION BOX
WAGO

WAGO BOX LIGHT JUNCTION BOX

  • Quick, Simple & Easy to Use
  • No Specialist Tools Required
  • IP2X
  • Meets 17th Edition BS 7671 Requirements
  • For use with Wago 224 series connectors

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK

Electrician: Average Hourly and Daily Rates in the UK (excluding VAT or callout charges)
Location in UKHourly RateDaily Rate
Electrician near London£48£268
Electrician near Birmingham£30£212
Electrician near Leeds£33£224
Electrician near Glasgow£31£250
Electrician near Sheffield£26£209
Electrician near Bradford£32£221
Electrician near Liverpool£31£218
Electrician near Edinburgh£34£254
Electrician near Manchester£31£216
Electrician near Bristol£32£229

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Recent jobs posted for household electrical wiring

Urgent —- desperately seeking electrician to pass cables in already chased out kitchen lanes/boxes. i.e first fix in kitchen. Would be one days work then Further work to update consumer unit and test at your convenience.

Need new sockets and lights wiring in

Porch light already installed needs wiring check

Install 2 x double sockets, customer will supply.

Testing rewiring and fuse board

Electrical test and inspection engineer, Fault finding and emergency electrical issues. Boiler repair fault. Wiser heating installer including app and Wi-Fi support, Qualified, Fully insured, Industry backed and checked by NAPIT Wiser authorised supplier and installer.

I have a turntable/record player that I plugged in and did not switch the voltage from 115 to 120 which has possibly resulted in a burnt fuse in the back of it and it won’t turn back on

Replacement of lights and power sockets

Replace & fit double socket on ring main to bedroom, wire existing 'loose wires' in 3 double sockets to kitchen , replace one double socket and refit in kitchen

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Wire additional sockets

TV Point and bathroom electric points

In the hall by the front door

I need to move the Service Head one metre along the wall. It is under the stairs in a terrace house and I plan to convert the area to another use. This job would suit someone who has done this type of work before perhaps a jointing spark

I need to move the Service Head one metre along the wall. It is under the stairs in a terrace house and I plan to convert the area to another use. This job would suit someone who has done this type of work before perhaps a jointing spark

Outside double plug socket to be installed.

Looking for quotes to carry out the following work: New 6 to 8 way consumer unit with RCBO and SPD. Upgrade main tails. Upgrade mains Earth. Upgrade earth bonding Issue new certification with test 10 years NICEIC. Note: Only apply to be shortlisted if you are a member of a registered/approved electrical body that can certify your own work and provide certifications directly (and not through a mate who is a member) and can prove you have unexpired Public Liability insurance by emailing me a copy of your certificate.

Fit new Consumer unit

Need to rewire a 3 bed, 1 bathroom mid-terrace house. 15 double sockets; spurs for shower, oven and boiler; 2 extractors; 4 downlights in kitchen; 2 downlights in bathroom. Job to start within 2 weeks. Please email or text. Thank you

Electric rewiring in the whole house

To install 1 light pendant on the ceiling and fix one plug which is not working (probably due to loose wire).

Check light after water damage

Replace fuse box for our flat to be compliant with new regulations. Replace bathroom and two hallway light fittings.

No power from sockets but main switch board switches are all up.

Need 2 lots of outside sockets Installing

Need 2 lots of outside sockets Installing

5 double sockets to change , 3 single light switches , 1 double light swith

5 double sockets to change , 3 single light switches , 1 double light swith

No electricity at home

Fix electric in restaurant

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Milton Keynes£46£269
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